Frequently Asked Questions about Occupational Medicine in Temecula

Frequently Asked Questions about Occupational Medicine in Temecula

Q: What is Occupation Medicine?

A: Occupational Medicine is focused on the prevention, treatment, and resolution of work-related injuries. It also addresses  workplace health, safety, and performance of workers. The goal is to provide medical care to workers with work-related injuries or illnesses. Occupational medicine also works with businesses, employees, workers’ compensation insurance companies, and other occupational safety and health professionals to create a safe work environment.

Q: What are the hours of operation?

A: Each of our facilities are equipped to accommodate a 24-hour medical availability.

Q: What are some services provided?

A: We can provide D.M.V. physicals, D.O.T. drug screens, breath and alcohol testing, on-site dispensing of medication, on-site x-rays, and transportation, in addition to medical care. We also provide a web portal for our clients to view status reports, doctor’s first reports, and drug screens and physical results. Our service network provides continuity of care, prompt diagnosis, and the efficiency of an inclusive treatment system.

Q: Why is a pre-employment physical a good idea?

A: The pre-employment physical can be used to determine if an applicant is suitable for a position based on the physical demand required for a job. The physicals are custom-designed for specific job functions and are typically used to identify whether an applicant has any pre-existing injuries that would increase the risk for recurrence.

Q: How qualified are the doctors?

A: Healthpointe has Qualified Medical Examiners (Q.M.E.), who are certified by the Division of Workers’ Compensation Medical Unit to accurately evaluate work injury claims, as well as complete medical-legal reports.

Q: Do you take referrals?

A: Healthpointe welcomes all occupational medicine referrals. We ensure each of our clients benefit from our comprehensive approach to medicine, led by our extensive physician network.

Q: Which types of workers’ compensation injuries can be treated?

A: Healthpointe’s services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, occupational medicine, pain management, cranial/brain surgery, spine surgery and many more.

Q: Where are the facilities located?

A. Healthpointe has offices in Temecula, Perris, Colton, Ontario, Corona, Garden Grove, Irwindale, Anaheim, La Mirada, and Long Beach.

About Healthpointe:

Healthpointe offers services throughout Southern California (Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, and Riverside County) including La Mirada by Whittier, La Habra, Norwalk, Cerritos, Buena Park, and Santa Fe Springs. We are proud of our record of excellence over the last four decades with private patients, injured workers, urgent care, and athletes.

Medically reviewed by Dr. Roman Shulze

About Jessica Pena

Jessica is a health blogger and content writer for Healthpointe, a healthcare organization specializing in orthopedics, sports injuries, injured workers, and more. Whatever it is you need to know – whether it’s the latest treatments for hernias, or tips for quick headache relief (and everything in between) – Jessica has you covered. For more of Jessica, check out her articles on the Healthpointe blog.

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